— Katelyn James



About This Course

Over the past decade, Katelyn has been an educator, sharing her knowledge and experiences with aspiring photographers like yourself. Join her on this course to guide you on your photography journey.

Katelyn developed a method for manual shooting that was free from limitations and restrictions. She discovered a way to capture well-exposed images that truly reflected her style and vision. And now, she is sharing this method with you, so you can experience the same sense of creative freedom and capture images that you absolutely love.

Throughout this course, you'll be guided step by step, sharing the insights, techniques, and mindset shifts to shaped your business photography journey. You’ll learn everything from technical skills to the creative process, helping you develop not only as a photographer but also as a visual storyteller.

Photography is a powerful form of self-expression. It's not just about capturing moments; it's about creating images that evoke emotions and tell stories. You will also discover how to find your unique voice and create images that resonate with you and your audience.

In this course, you will dive deep into the art of business photography. Essential technical skills, such as exposure, composition, and lighting, will be covered giving you a solid foundation to build upon. You'll also explore the creative aspects of photography – from finding inspiration and developing your own style to understanding the importance of storytelling and connecting with your subjects.

One of the key focuses of this course is mastering manual shooting. You’ll discover a method that will help you gain full control over your camera and confidently shoot in manual mode. Understanding the exposure triangle – aperture, shutter speed, and ISO – will no longer be a daunting task. You'll learn how to make deliberate choices to achieve the desired look and feel in your images.

But photography is not just about technical skills. It's about seeing the world through a creative lens and capturing the beauty that surrounds us. Katelyn guides you in developing a photographer's eye – training yourself to observe light, shapes, colors, and moments that others might overlook. You'll learn how to find inspiration in everyday life and transform ordinary scenes into extraordinary photographs.

You'll also dive into post-processing, exploring different editing techniques to enhance and refine your images. Learn how to make the most of editing software to bring out the best in your photos while staying true to your artistic vision. Remember, editing is not about altering reality but about enhancing and elevating your images to convey your intended message.Throughout the course, Katelyn shares personal stories, practical tips, and exercises to help you apply what you learn.

By the end of this course, you'll have the tools, knowledge, and confidence to start your own photography journey. Whether you aspire to become a professional photographer, capture stunning landscapes, or document heartfelt moments, this course will equip you with the skills you need to succeed.


Katelyn James
Katelyn James is a distinguished American wedding photographer and educator based in Richmond, Virginia. Known for her bright, airy style and vibrant colors, Katelyn has carved out a prominent niche in the wedding photography industry. Beyond the quality of her photos, Katelyn's success can also be attributed to her ability to build meaningful relationships with the couples she photographs. She is recognized for her personable and engaging approach, and she places great importance on ensuring that her clients feel comfortable and at ease in front of her camera. Her expertise isn't limited to capturing the perfect moments; Katelyn is also a master of using natural light to her advantage, creating beautifully luminous images that capture the joy and romance of weddings. The ability to create such well-lit, vibrant images has become a trademark of Katelyn's style and has won her acclaim in the industry. In addition to her photography, Katelyn is also known for her dedication to education within the photography community. She runs the Katelyn James Education platform, offering online courses, resources, and coaching for photographers at various stages of their careers. These educational resources focus on various aspects of photography, including technical skills, business strategies, and client relations. Katelyn's impact as an educator extends to hosting workshops and speaking at industry events, where she shares her knowledge and experience in both photography and entrepreneurship. She is passionate about helping other photographers grow their businesses and improve their craft. With her husband, Michael, working alongside her, Katelyn is a force in the photography industry. Together, they have built not just a successful business, but also a community of photographers eager to learn from their experience. Katelyn James exemplifies the powerful combination of passion, skill, and a giving spirit in the realm of photography. Through her exceptional wedding photography and her dedication to education, she continues to make a significant impact on the industry, inspiring and empowering other photographers to reach their full potential.


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